Just One Of Those Days......

Decorating By EverAfterCakes Updated 18 Jun 2010 , 2:12pm by cheatize

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EverAfterCakes Posted 18 Jun 2010 , 11:56am
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Has anyone just had one of those days where nothing goes right in the kitchen?... ugh... last night was definately that night... I was making a couple cakes for friends and my oven wasn't cooking evenly for some reason and I burnt all the cakes! Not terrible but you could smell it on the bottom.. I had to rebake everything except I was all out of eggs! At this point I'm getting frustrated and tired, I run to the store, get home and get working on rebaking the cakes.... By midnight, the cakes had finally cooled enough to ice... I start leveling one cake and it is underbaked in the center when the top was cooked? I think I'm coming down with something because my baking senses are completely out of wack!

Mmmmm... coffee....

By the way.... does anyone know how to do a soccer ball?? I couldn't figure it out to save the life of me.... black-pentagon, white-hexagon... but for some reason, the pieces didn't fit right...probably my bad cutting skills...or because it was just one of those nights.... icon_sad.gif

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JGMB Posted 18 Jun 2010 , 11:58am
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I'm no help with the soccer ball, I just wanted to say that I hope today goes better for you!!!!

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KHalstead Posted 18 Jun 2010 , 12:15pm
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you have it right, black pentagon white hexagon. When I made one I used the little paper template wilton gives you with the pan, and made myself some cookie cutters following the template for the size/shape. I was able to cut all the pieces and put them on the ball in under 10 minutes! It wasn't "perfect" but it did the trick and it was quick!

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cheatize Posted 18 Jun 2010 , 2:12pm
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It only seems to happen with paid cakes for me. One for the family? No problems. One for someone else? Big problems. I do everything "by the book" but it doesn't work. Last weekend I had bulging problems, drying problems, and even corner cracking problems. It makes me want to both scream and cry.

This does get better with more experience, right?

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